Congo Quest is 8,000 square feet of a 3D jungle life like experience.

Kids can explore and roam about our play frame as they go on their adventure under the supervision of their parents/guardians. Facilities include Ball Pools, Crawl Tubes & Slides, Soccer Court and a Soft Play Area!

While the little ones play, enjoy a coffee and a light snack in the Congo Café upstairs. Complimentary WiFi is also available while you wait. Booking is advised to avoid disappointment as number of restrictions are in place for safe play. 


  • Under 5’s are €6.
  • Over 5’s are €7.50.
  • €5 per child if there are 3 or more kids.

Time restrictions may apply please call 0599164311 for more information.

Opening hours:

Monday – Sunday: 10am – 6.30pm

Time Slots:

10am-11.30am, 11.45am-1.15pm,

1.30am-3.00pm, 3.15pm-4.45pm


Book your spot here: BOOK NOW

Our Pins on Strings Interactive Bowling is the only Pins On Strings in theSouth East and is the next generation of bowling. Interactive bowling withtouch screen monitors that are fun for all ages. Take a Selfie or post on Facebook through our interactive monitors. So much more than just bowling!

A 10 Pin Bowling Alley that can be enjoyed by all ages and is ideal for a range of occasions!

All lanes are fully accessible to wheelchair users and are fitted with side bumpers so bowlers of all levels can strike out! Booking advised – book below or by calling 0599164311.

Opening hours:

Monday – Sunday: 11am – 9pm

Dine & Bowl

Struggling to think of ideas for a romantic date night? Family activity that you can all enjoy – even Mam and Dad? We’ve got you covered with Dine & Bowl!

How does it work?

Choose any main course from Corries Bar & Bistro at the Talbot Hotel Carlow and Bowl Afterwards.


  • 1 hour: €32 per lane and max of 6 people per lane
  • 30 minutes: €17 per lane and max of 6 people per lane

Student Bowling Pricing*

  • €28 for 1 hour
  • €15 for 30 minutes
  • Add 10 minutes of complimentary sports simulator Monday-Thursday 6-8 pm only

*With valid student card only

Our brand new state of the art Laser Zone is uniquely designed for The DOME.

Our laser tag arena is fun for ages 7 to 70! Test your skills and abilities in our space themed arena. Each player, whether individually or on teams, use their phaser to tag their opponent and score as many points as possible. No need for heavy vests and equipment, your opponent’s phaser is your target!

Perfect for all occasions – birthdays, school tours, corporate nights, family fun and more!


  • €6 under 16’s – 25 minute session
  • €7 over 16’s – 25 minute session

Party package

  • 45 minutes Bowling
  • 25 minutes Laser Zone
  • Choice of hot food
  • All for €15 per child


  • 10 minutes – €10
  • 30 minutes – €20
  • 60 minutes – €35

Max 6 people

Sports Parties

45 minutes Sports Simulator, 30 minutes Bowling & Hot Food with juices

Open from 11am to 9pm daily.

Calling all sports enthusiasts!!

Our brand new HD SURROUND SCREEN SPORTS SIMULATOR has arrived! With more than 20 sports including Soccer, Gaelic Football, Hurling, Rugby, Basketball & Golf and hundreds of challenges to choose from there is something for everyone in the family. All sports are recreated with famous stadiums & spectators in club colours offering match play, contest modes and practise modes ensuring that the specific sport can be used by coaches and players to improve technique

Our surround GOLF SIMULATOR offers 9 holes and 18 holes options as well as many golf challenges to practice your skills. GSX Golf allows players to use real clubs and balls, with Realistic Golf Courses across many different countries. During play the shot Performance Analysis screen is updated after each shot showing distance, carry, roll, ball speed, club face angle, club head path, side spin, back spin, horizontal and vertical launch angles and offline accuracy

From penalties to corners to crossbar challenges & putting or driver tasks the options are endless!

With three themed party rooms, the DOME Family Entertainment Centre is also the ideal venue to host kids birthday parties with a difference. We guarantee HOURS of entertainment! Plan your little one’s birthday party at the DOME today. Let us look after everything!

Our Mega Fun Party Package includes:

  • Invitations
  • 2 hour play time in Congo Quest
  • Reserved seating area for the adults
  • Complimentary jugs of juice for the duration of the party
  • Hot food served in a themed party room

All of the above for €12 per child.

You can build your own personal package by adding the following:

  • Filled Party Bags – €2 per child
  • Temporary Tattoos – €1 per tattoo child
  • 30 minutes bowling – €3 per child
  • 30 minutes laser zone – €6 per child
  • 30 minutes sports simulator – €3 per child
  • FREE flask of tea/coffee for parties of 20+ kids

Minimum of 6 kids for all birthday parties.

A €50 deposit is required a week prior to the party to confirm date and time.

Times available: 11am – 1pm, 12pm – 2pm, 1pm – 3pm, 2pm – 4pm, 3pm – 5pm, 4pm – 6pm

Dome Gift Vouchers

DOME vouchers are now available to purchase at the DOME Family Entertainment Centre.

They make a great gift for Christmas, Birthdays, Communions and Confirmations.

Available in amounts of €5, €10 and €20, they can be redeemed against Congo Quest or Pins on Strings Bowling.

Pop into the DOME today to purchase your DOME vouchers.

Opening Hours & Pricing

Congo Quest:

Monday – Sunday: 10am – 6.30pm

Pins on Strings Bowling & Games Arcades:

Monday – Sunday: 11am – 9pm

Laser Zone & Sports Simulator:

Monday – Sunday: 11am – 9pm

*Christmas Opening Hours – The DOME is closed on 24th, 25th & 26th December.

Toddler Mornings

Entry is €6 and includes a complimentary tea or regular coffee & tea.

Congo Quest Pricing

  • Under 5’s are €6.00.
  • Over 5’s are €7.50.
  • €5 per child if there are 3 or more kids.

Booking advised to avoid disappointment & time restrictions apply – please call 0599164311 for more information.

Bowling Pricing

  • 1 hour: €32 per lane and max of 6 people per lane
  • 1/2 hour €17 per lane max of 6 people per lane
  • 1 hour bowling, 2 12” pizza’s & soft drinks: €49.95

Student Bowling Pricing*

  • €28 for 1 hour
  • €15 for 30 minutes
  • Add 10 minutes of complimentary sports simulator Monday-Thursday 6-8 pm only

*With valid student card only

Laser Zone Pricing

  • €6 under 16’s – 25 minute session
  • €7 over 16’s – 25 minute session
  • Party Package – 60 Mins Bowling /30 Mins Laser Zone / Choice of hot food: All for €15 per child

Sports Simulator Pricing

  • €10 for 10 minutes
  • €20 for 30 minutes
  • €35 for 60 minutes
  • Party Package – 30 Mins Bowling / 30 Mins Sports Simulator / 30 Mins Laser party package: All for €17 per child

Birthday Parties

From €12 per child.

Enquiries & Location

Get in touch

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Address: Dome Entertainment Centre, Carlow Business Park, Graiguecullen, Carlow, Ireland

Tel: +353 59 9164311 Email:

New Health and Safety Procedures

New Health and Safety Procedures at The DOME Family Entertainment Centre

Parents and Guardians, at The DOME Entertainment Centre we are delighted to re-open under new government guidelines. We are excited to provide a safe and fun facility for you and your children to enjoy. During the Covid-19 pandemic and for everyone’s Safety moving forward we are asking that you work with us to protect the health & safety of all our guests and staff. We ask you to follow all guidelines in place in The dome and follow all HSE guidelines and do not put other’s health in danger. Remember children WILL PLAY TOGETHER and this cannot be avoided in a play centre. Therefore, we ask you to continually adhere to hand and respiratory hygiene and REMEMBER – it is everyone’s responsibility to play their part in ensuring this play centre remains a safe place to come and play. If you or your child is not feeling well, we ask that you do not attend The DOME. Please note over 18’s do require a Covid-19 vaccination cert or recovery cert to enter The DOME. We ask all over 13’s to wear a mask for our staff and customers safety.

Bowling –

  • We will be operating at a pre-booking basis only.
  • Perspex screens will be positioned between bowling lanes to ensure all customers safety.
  • All seating has been moved to ensure 2 metre social distances between all bowling lanes.
  • The numbers in the bowling and arcade area are restricted including adults, kids & staff on duty adhering to government guidelines.
  • No more than 6 people will be permitted on each lane.

 Laser Zone –

  • We will be operating at a pre-booking basis only.
  • No groups over 6 people will be permitted in the Laser Zone at one time.
  • We will not be able to hold any belongings at this time so please ensure all personal belongings are kept safe at home.

Congo Quest –

  • We will be operating at a pre-booking basis only.
  • All bookings will be limited to 1.5 hour slots with 15 minutes between slots to ensure sanitising and clear entry and exit.
  • The numbers in the Congo Quest area will be restricted including adults, kids & staff on duty adhering to government guidelines.
  • Touch surfaces in the area will be sanitised on a regular cycle with sanitiser.

 Congo Quest Café –

  • Our menu will be available at the Congo Café on a black board. No individual menus will be available.
  • A reduced number of tables will be placed in our café area to ensure 2 metres between customers.
  • The option of take-out will be offered on all food orders.
  • Tables, highchairs & chairs in The Congo Café will be pre-sanitised when the customer sits and will be empty.
  • Disposable and biodegradable cups and cutlery will be available.
  • Crockery removed from the dishwasher will have been sanitised to a temperature of excess of 82.c. which means it will be free of all bacteria and possible Covid-19 contamination.

Reception areas –

  • Clear signage will be in place directing customers and ensuring social distancing is in place.
  • Contactless payment options will be encouraged. Where this is not possible, payment terminals will be disinfected before and after each transaction.
  • Perspex screens will be positioned on all of our reception desks for you and our team’s safety.
  • We will have a hygiene team in place each day to ensure cleanliness and sanitising is a top priority.
  • Hand sanitiser and sanitising stations will be readily available and all customers will be encouraged to use these on entry and exit of the building.

 The DOME Team –

  • An enhanced educational and training program for all employees will run continuously, to ensure the utmost levels of safety and security throughout all areas of our operations
  • Any local health guidelines around the wearing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be strictly adhered to by our teams across all departments from guest services to back-of-house and kitchens
  • A robust handwashing program is in place with all employees required to thoroughly wash their hands every 60 minutes, with records kept.